House discusses Ethiopia’s draft urban planning proclamation

Addis Ababa, October 12, 2017 (FBC) –The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) today discussed on Ethiopia’s draft urban planning proclamation.

Amanuel Abrham, HPR Government Whip with the Rank State Minister, the proclamation was prepared to properly manage and integrate urban areas and fill the gap in the existing Urban Planning Proclamation No. 574/2008.

It was also intended to add new type of plans, improve the participation and ownership of the people as well as to hold accountable those who break urban plans.

Amanuel also briefed members of the House about details of the proclamation. After a thorough discussion, the proclamation was referred to pertinent standing committee.

The House also discussed and referred seven other draft proclamations to pertinent bodies.

Translated and posted by Amare Asrat